Internal Audit Manager - Banking

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 15 Mar 19

KPMG Internal Audit (IA) Practice is growing at a rapid pace and is looking to hire a Manager to join the Banking team.

The team

KPMG Internal Audit (IA) Practice is growing at a rapid pace and is looking to hire a Manager to join the Banking team. 

Banking internal audit teams operate from Canary Wharf and work on engagements at multiple client sites.

Areas of work

As a Manager there will be opportunities to work on a variety of IA engagements covering the spectrum of services that we provide including:

- reviewing and establishing internal audit functions
- creating audit plans
- delivery of individual and/or a programme of internal audit projects
- partnering with clients to supply specialist resource
- designing, implementing and testing   SOX compliance programmes
- secondments to IA functions to help deliver audits
- performing external assessments of internal audit functions
- Delivering training to IA teams on regulatory themes, IA and industry hot topics

The Role

A role as Manager in our Banking IA team will include the coordination of subject matter experts to deliver end-to-end internal audit projects that cover a wide variety of topics across regulatory, technology, and technical areas (e.g. voice broking). In addition to developing your technical knowledge, this role provides you with the opportunity to work alongside our network of practitioners across various functions within the firm.    
You will work directly with our audit partners and directors to deliver External Quality Assessments to evaluate our client’s internal audit functions. This will allow you to have direct contact with C-level stakeholders and also get a 360 degree view of our clients’ business. At Manager level, you will be exposed to senior stakeholders and will have challenging and nurturing conversations with a range of internal audit clients. These interactions will allow you to expand you industry knowledge and ultimately deliver insights and best practices to our clients.
You will work with a diverse and talented group of people, including seasoned internal audit practitioners that will help you to grow steadily in your role, as well as peers that will support you throughout you career at KPMG.

The Responsibilities

·    Audit planning and delivery performed in accordance with IA methodology and firm’s quality standards
·    Managing a portfolio of existing IA clients and maintaining first point of contact with key stakeholders
·    Providing advice to a range of clients on auditor independence rules and risk management practices
·    End to end project management of IA tender requests
·    Working collaboratively with subject matter experts to deliver complex audit topics
·    Assisting in the design and implementation of SOx compliance programmes
·    Managing team conducting testing of SOx compliance programmes
·    Drafting IA strategy papers, audit scopes, IA reports, agreeing audit findings with Management
·    Supporting the Partner/Directors in business development initiatives and managing the sales pipeline.
·    Managing and monitor engagement budgets, profitability and lock up, including any fee overruns.
·    Planning and staff resourcing/utilisation to fulfil business requirements
·    Coaching, supporting and managing staff performance providing open and honest feedback
·    Participation in knowledge sharing and training initiatives in the department 

Skills, qualifications and experience required

• ACA/ACCA, CIA or CFSA qualified
• Credit related qualification/ certification
• Significant experience of “Agile” internal audit project management in the London market
• Significant Internal Audit experience at Manager level within a Commercial or Retail bank, including extensive experience of delivering international branch audits, SOX controls and testing
• Professional services experience (internal or external audit) 
• Well-developed presentation skills and the confidence to facilitate workshops both internally and externally
• Outstanding communication skills and ability to influence and deal with senior stakeholders
• Strong project management skills